NBA stars on investment opportunities
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Basketball is one of the world's most lucrative sports, with the NBA generating billions of dollars each season.
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27 Aug 2020
The Nigerian Bar Association recently withdraws its invitation to Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State to speak on a panel discussion during its conference. The lawyer's body said it applied the safety value of dis-inviting the governor because of the controversy that trailed the invitation of the governor.
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On Inside Stuff this week, Matin Oloja talks about the new Northern faction of the NBA and why this is not the time to divide the house.
18 Oct 2020
LeBron James overcame a sluggish start and Anthony Davis made a key three-pointer and block late on as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 102-96 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.
12 Oct 2020
Los Angeles Lakers fans celebrate outside the Staples Center after their team dominated the Miami Heat 106-93 to win a record-equalling 17th NBA championship. Many hail LeBron James's performance and say the trophy is dedicated to the team's late star Kobe Bryant.
13 Oct 2020
Los Angeles Lakers' stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis reflected on their hard-earned NBA title win and the late Kobe Bryant as they attended a post-game press conference in Orlando on Sunday. James, obviously relieved, smoked a fat cigar as he started his post-game talk with the reporters while Davis said, "There was so much champagne I don't know what I said to my Dad." James’ side beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA final to secure the Lakers’ first championship in a decade.
21 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
17 Dec 2020
Reigning National Basketball Association (NBA) MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo has signed a five-year contract extension to stay with the Milwaukee Bucks, the 26-year-old said on Tuesday.
8 Jan 2021
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James said the violent mob of President Donald Trump's supporters forcing their way into the U.S. Capitol showed that there were "two Americas."
7 Feb 2021
Young basketball player Nkwain Kennedy from Bamenda, a town afflicted by the years-long conflict in Cameroon, has a dream to play in the NBA. His complex outdoor training was filmed on Tuesday.
25 Mar 2021
In commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day and the Women’s history month, the Women Forum of the Nigerian Bar Association has urged all women especially female lawyers in the country to commit to ensuring gender equality and work assiduously to promote gender diversity in the society.
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